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Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ cut leaked early on HBO Max

A retooled four-hour edition of Justice League is set for release on HBO Max later this month, but Variety reports that a few subscribers got an early peek. Apparently, at some point today, those who attempted to watch Tom & Jerry via …

Microsoft will reportedly offer AMD CPUs across its Surface Laptop 4 lineup

Since 2019, Microsoft has offered a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop 3 that you can configure with an AMD processor. And now it looks like the company plans to offer that same option to people who want the 13.5-inch model. According to a …

Tesla is building a 100MW energy storage project in Texas

Under the radar, Tesla is building an energy storage project in Texas, according to Bloomberg. In Angleton, a town of nearly 20,000 located 40 miles south of Houston, Tesla subsidiary Gambit Energy Storage is installing the company’s modular M…

NVIDIA and Harvard researchers use AI to make genome analysis faster and cheaper

Scientists from NVIDIA and Harvard have made a huge breakthrough in genetic research. They developed a deep-learning toolkit that is able to significantly cut down the time and cost needed to run rare and single-cell experiments. According to …

Cult classic movie ‘Turbo Kid’ is getting a video game adaptation

Turbo Kid is a charming, ultra-violent homage to Saturday morning cartoons that takes place in a post-apocalyptic version of 1997. It's one of my favorite movies of the last decade, so the announcement that a game based on the film is …

Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 to address a WebKit vulnerability

Apple has released a set of updates it recommends all iPhone, iPad and Mac users download as soon as possible. No, iOS 14.5 and Big Sur 11.3 aren’t out yet. Instead, what we have are iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3. 
When you download the…

Google brings more context to major news stories in Search

Since 2018, Google News has been providing in-depth overviews of major topics and ongoing stories through a feature called Full Coverage. It includes top and local news headlines, along with context such as explainers, interviews and in-depth …

Dish is buying Republic Wireless and its 200,000 subscribers

Dish plans to add yet another mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) to its wireless business. On Monday, the company announced that it has an agreement in place to buy Republic Wireless. With the deal, which should close before the end of fir…

‘WandaVision’ is anti-binging TV

This article contains spoilers for WandaVision.
Hello sky beam! After eight episodes of old TV pastiches, slow buildup and plenty of character examination, the final episode of Disney+'s WandaVision finally gave the audience the big pu…

US plans ‘a mix of actions’ against Russia over SolarWinds cyberattack

The US is preparing to retaliate against Russia after determining the country was probably involved in the SolarWinds cyberattack. Without providing specifics, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed to CNBC that the government will ca…